Carson, William, LtGen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1988-1990, 9903, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Service Years
1953 - 1990
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Lieutenant General

 
 

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Norfolk
Last Address
Hartfield, VA

Date of Passing
Aug 24, 2000
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin (30 Years)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, VA
  2018, Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, VA [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
LtGen Carson retired from the USMC in 1993.  He retired to Middlesex County in 1990.  The General died on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000 at home in Hartfield and was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery with full-military honors.
   
Other Comments:
Despite all the jokes we all used to make about supply and administration, none of us would have been anywhere, or done anything, without those hard-working Marinres.  In that spirit, I think I can say "RIP, Quartermaster General -we were nothing without you!".
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1953, The Basic School (Quantico, VA), X
 Unit Assignments
The Basic School3rd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2), 2nd Marine RegimentUSMC (United States Marine Corps)MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
1st MAWHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)2nd Marine DivisionAmphibious Warfare School
USMC Command and Staff College3rd Service BnHQ FMFLANT/MarForLant (Marine Forces Command)Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Staff Faculty)
Fleet Marine Force Atlantic (FMFLANT)
  1953-1954, 0301, The Basic School
  1954-1955, 2502, 3rd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2), 2nd Marine Regiment
  1955-1955, 3002, Ground Supply Officers School
  1955-1955, 3002, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1955-1956, 3060, 1st MAW
  1956-1960, 9905, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1960-1963, 3010, 2nd FSR Force Troops, 2nd Marine Division
  1963-1965, 3010, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1965-1965, 9905, Amphibious Warfare School
  1965-1996, 9905, Army CBRN Training Course
  1966-1967, 3010, 3rd Force Service Reg
  1967-1971, 3010, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1971-1972, 9905, USMC Command and Staff College
  1972-1973, 9905, 3rd Service Bn
  1973-1975, 9904, HQ FMFLANT/MarForLant (Marine Forces Command)
  1975-1976, 9904, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Staff Faculty)
  1976-1978, 9904, MCSC, Albany, GA, Marine Corps Material Command
  1979-1981, 9904, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic (FMFLANT)
  1981-1985, 9903, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1985-1988, 9903, MCSC, Albany, GA, Marine Corps Material Command
  1988-1990, 9903, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1953-1953 Korean War
  1963-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended
Randolph-Macon CollegeIndustrial College of the Armed Forces, Washington, D.C.
  1949-1953, Randolph-Macon College
  1975-1976, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Washington, D.C.
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